Why Does Having Sinusitis Raise Your Risk of Stroke?

I’ve written before about my observation that almost 80% of patients with recurrent sinus symptoms after nasal or sinus surgery have obstructive sleep apnea. Here’s another study showing similar findings: Researchers in Taiwan found that people with acute sinusitis have a higher chance of having a stroke (hazards ratio of 1.39), whereas if you have chronic sinusitis, the […]

Can Sleep Apnea Cause Chronic Sinusitis?

Here’s my response below to a NY Times article on chronic sinusitis. They talk about cutting edge research in diagnosing and treating sinusitis, but completely miss an important point. Please read my post below to see what I mean, and feel free to comment on anything that I’ve said. Biofilms are the pathology de jour in […]